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The digital economy is growing – are your students ready for the workplace?

According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) the digital economy is growing (OECD, 2020) and has been irreversibly changed in recent months. Employers have had to adapt working practices at speed; Home working means that employers can recruit from a global talent pool and working together, but remotely has been essential to […]

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Key takeaways from our 20th learning analytics network event 

The 20th learning analytics network event held online on 21 April 2021 brought together expert speakers from across the community to discuss the benefits of learning analytics (LA), importance of collaboration, the challenges of online learning and to explore future digital opportunities. We also took a look at the world of artificial intelligence (AI) in the cloud.  Key takeaways from the speaker sessions:  Learning analytics research and development at The University of Oslo, Norway, Jan Arild Dolonen   Over the last 10 years there has […]

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New KEF dashboards demonstrate the value of knowledge exchange

This week, Research England launch the Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF) website which showcases interactive dashboards co-developed by Jisc data analytics. The dashboards draw together tangible evidence on knowledge exchange activities between English higher education institutions and their partners – from big businesses to the local community – as well as providing indications of institutional performance […]

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Interactive dashboards to drive decisions and enhance assessment of Welsh HE national measures

Jisc has recently launched its Welsh HE national measures product, an exciting new Interactive Insights dashboard suite. In line with Jisc’s values, it’s been developed in collaboration with the higher education (HE) sector, for the higher education sector and in partnership with HEFCW (Higher Education Funding Council for Wales). In this article, I investigate the […]

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Supporting Further Education aspirations with Data Analytics

An update on Jisc Data Analytic’s work with Further Education from Karen Foster At Jisc working with our members to understand their needs is core to what we do. We always welcome opportunities to work together to identify issues and concerns, and develop solutions collaboratively. We have created an exciting new data analytics directorate led […]

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Data does matter, and so does ethics

After careful consideration and because of the ongoing and unpredictable developments around coronavirus (COVID-19), this year’s Data Matters will not go ahead. It was a difficult decision to cancel but the health and wellbeing of our members, staff, exhibitors and suppliers is our top priority. We also want to ensure we play our part in […]

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Course Review and Curriculum Analytics Workshop Outputs

An enthusiastic group of 25 people participated in a workshop to explore using data and analytics as part of programme and module review and enhancement. As part of a curriculum analytics pilot we have worked with five universities to develop some visualisations using existing data from learning analytics to provide insights into course and module design and learning activities. An overview of the curriculum analytics project was presented […]

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Jisc workshop: Curriculum analytics for course review and enhancement  

Are you involved in reviewing or enhancing programmes and modules at your institution? If so we’d like to invite you to a workshop to explore new visualisations around curriculum analytics we are developing.  Date: Monday 16th Dec 10:00 – 16:00 Location: Jisc Offices, London registration page This workshop will provide you with an opportunity to explore using data and […]

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16th Jisc Learning Analytics Network Event 15th February 2019 – Regents University London

The next Jisc Learning Analytics Network Event is in London at Regents University in the beautiful setting of Regents Park on 15th February 2019. These popular events comprise a range of presentations and discussion sessions – and an opportunity to network with colleagues involved in learning analytics projects at other institutions. There’s no theme as such […]

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Planners’ ideas for using learning analytics data

I recently ran a workshop with Dr Christine Couper from the University of Greenwich and HESPA around how planners are making use of the data being collated for learning analytics. The workshop started with presentations to set the context and give some examples of how this data is already being used. Christine talked about how […]